Category: Housing

Clearing up confusion on the Affordable Housing Tax Credit

Clearing up confusion on the Affordable Housing Tax Credit

– Derek Young, Pierce County Council After the Legislature stepped up to meet the demands of the housing crisis, Pierce County and Tacoma, along with local governments from across the state, are implementing Substitute House Bill 1406. The new law allows a small portion of the state’s share of the sales tax to be redirected …

New Funding for Housing in Pierce County

New Funding for Housing in Pierce County

– Derek Young, Pierce County Council This Monday the Council’s Rules Committee will consider a bill I sponsored, Resolution 2019–95. It signals the County’s intent to take advantage of a sales tax revenue sharing program created by the State with . If all goes well, I expect a final vote on August 13th. HB 1406 …